• Mitchell Zukor, the protagonist of Nathaniel Rich's Odds Against Tomorrow, suffers from panic attacks and often uses phrases like "going to a deeper circle in … [Continue Reading]

    Nathaniel Rich, <em>Odds Against Tomorrow</em> (2013)
  • "The Inferno is a customized 56 card black and metallic ink playing card deck printed by USPCC and inspired by Dante Alighieri's literary classic The Divine … [Continue Reading]

    Dante’s <em>Inferno</em> Bicycle Playing Card Deck
  • Season 4, Episode 5 of Cartoon Network's Adventure Time is set in the hellish "Nightosphere." It alludes to Dante's Inferno: its protagonists, Finn and Jake, … [Continue Reading]

    <em>Adventure Time</em>, “Return to the Nightosphere” (2012)
  • La Selva Oscura is Italian author and Dante scholar Francesco Fioretti's latest book, published in January 2015. The thriller is a reinterpretation of … [Continue Reading]

    Francesco Fioretti, <em>La Selva Oscura</em> (2015)
  • As part of a short film, "Chauncy Cobra and the Writing on the Wall," students wrote and performed a parody of "Let it Go" from Disney's Frozen. In the song, … [Continue Reading]

    “Let it Go,” Dante’s Inferno Version (2014)

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